Employment Lawyer

Origin Legal
£excellent + benefits
08 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious employment lawyer to join a leading Commercial law firm with offices in both Essex and Hertfordshire. The firm are renowned as a practice that deals with quality rather than quantity and can boast numerous blue riband clients in the region and beyond.

The Role

You will be joining a department which deals with a variety of Employment Law and expected to give support in the following:

• Representation at Employment Tribunals i.e. advocacy at preliminary hearings, pre hearing reviews and full trials.

• Guide and assist clients in all aspects of Employment Law, including reorganisation/redundancy, TUPE, maternity, race/sex/disability discrimination, unfair/wrongful dismissal, breach of contract, discipline and grievance etc.

• To ensure the profitability of the firm is maintained through regular billing and development of client relationships.

• Drafting documentation using precedents and creating precedents where none exist etc.

• Negotiating settlements in dispute resolution whilst applying a high level of inter-personal skill with clients as well as specialised knowledge and judgment.

• Development of employment law products, including e-products via the firm’s website.

• Attending and speaking at the firm’s marketing events and seminars.

• Assisting with the development and delivery of employment law training events. And other marketing initiatives.

Candidate Requirements

  • 1+ years PQE ideal
  • Work at a London/leading regional practice
  • Experience in a decent and wide range of Employment Law

Salary and Contract

  • Regional market leading salary
  • Permanent, full time contract